California

On July 12, 2021, the California Department of Cannabis Control (“DCC”) was born.

Before the DCC, cannabis business owners and licensees had to check and comply with regulations from the
Continue Reading California’s DCC Newly Adopted Emergency Regulation: What Does This Mean For You?

Jack Praetzellis writes:

Green California Vector IllustrationOn July 1, 2018, California’s Cannabis “transition period” ended for manufactured cannabis products (i.e., edibles).  All manufactured cannabis products must now meet California’s (very) specific labeling and
Continue Reading Time To Start Labeling Manufactured Cannabis Products (Edibles) In Compliance With California Regulations

Green California Vector IllustrationIn an Alert published Thursday, Fox partner Tracy Gallegos and associate Lynnel Reyes examined new emergency regulations recently proposed by the California Department of Public Health to allow Type 6,
Continue Reading In Boost for Cannabis Infusion Market, California Adds New Type-S License

Jack Praetzellis writes:

Green California Vector IllustrationCalifornia law requires all contracts to have a “lawful object”.  Previously, this posed a problem for contracts involving cannabis since cannabis-related contracts are largely unlawful
Continue Reading California Revised its Contract Law to Protect Cannabis Contracts (Effective January 1, 2018)

Jack Praetzellis writes:

Sunset at Manhattan Beach and Pier in Southern California, Los Angeles.California Governor Jerry Brown signed an amendment to California Evidence Code Section 956 ominously known as the “crime-fraud exception”.  The newly-revised Code Section attempts to address the
Continue Reading California Evidence Code Section 956(b): How to Preserve the Attorney-Client Privilege Over Advice Concerning Medical and Adult-Use Cannabis

After California voted in favor of allowing the recreational use of marijuana, the entrepreneurial bug bit many California residents. Consequently, three licensing agencies were tasked with creating emergency cannabis regulations
Continue Reading Issuance of Temporary Commercial Cannabis Licenses Begins in California